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Shark Mathematics

Image Copyright 2012 by Passy’s World of Mathematics Passy’s World recently visited the Sydney Aquarium in Australia, which has one of the world’s best Shark exhibits. In this lesson we look at some of the mathematics associated with these amazing … Continue reading

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Coffee Spill Mathematics

Image Source: WordPress.com There are mathematical equations for just about everything these days: there is even mathematics for carrying cups of coffee! A mathematical study has revealed that people walking with full cups of coffee will most often spill them … Continue reading

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Olivers Hill Wall Collapse

Could this be Melbourne’s worst million dollar mathematics mistake? A huge Gabion retaining wall that was being built near where Passy lives crashed down in spectacular fashion a couple of days ago. Here is a YouTube video of the aftermath. … Continue reading

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Off-Road Algebra

Image Source: http://multivu.prnewswire.com “Math Matters” are a great bunch of people in the USA with a mission to employ 21st century learning tools and methodologies to help make math relevant and fun again for teachers and students. They have generously … Continue reading

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